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Solution: We put a drop of water into a container and seal the container. The drop of water then vaporizes.Does the mass of the sealed container change upon vaporization?

Problem

We put a drop of water into a container and seal the container. The drop of water then vaporizes.

Does the mass of the sealed container change upon vaporization?

Solution

We’re being asked to determine if the mass of the sealed container change upon vaporization.


Let’s first define a physical change and a chemical change.

Physical change → there is a change in a matter as it goes from one physical state to another.

Chemical change → atoms rearrange themselves to create a new substance


Now, let’s take a look at the condition given:

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